On its first day of business here the GOP-run House launched what could end up as the most serious attack yet on Social Security.
New Hampshire senior citizens, their families, and neighbors should do their homework and vote in self-defense on November 4.
"The tea party Republicans divide the country: Scaring people is not standing up for people."
Despite huge past problems with electronic verification , the Social Security Administrationis charging ahead with a plan to force almost all recipients into Internet-only communication.
Themed "Building Retiree Power," the ARA convention focused on income inequality and preserving Americans' right to a secure retirement.
The appointment on March 4, 1933, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt made Perkins the first female cabinet member in U.S. history.
The voting record of Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte has drawn the ire of New Hampshire retirees.
There has been precious little discussion of what the gridlock means to workers and their families outside the Capitol Beltway.
"Repeal the job-killing sequester," Richard Trumka declared. "Protect food aid for the poor. And create jobs and raise hundreds of billions of dollars to invest in our future by ending tax subsidies for outsourcing."
The 150 participants came from Toledo, Canton, Akron, Columbus, Ashtabula, and even Pittsburgh, as well as Cleveland. They were part of at least 45 "human chain" protests around the country.